January 18, 2012
‘X Factor’ Alumni Chris Rene, Marcus Canty, Astro Sign With Epic Records
Melanie Amaro may have landed a $5 million recording contract after winning “The X Factor,” but the talent competition has produced deals for several of her former competitors.
Second runner up Chris Rene, as well as Top 10 finalists — R&B crooner Marcus Canty and teenage hip hop star Astro — have signed with Epic Records (also Melanie’s label), the imprint announced on Wednesday. Full Story